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  1. Thread: 2019 wish list

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    Sticky: I have similar style bags from Baggu. They're a...

    I have similar style bags from Baggu. They're a bit smaller footprint (but thicker) than a deck of cards when all folded up in their little pouch. I have them scattered around my car, backpacks,...
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    I ordered four sets yesterday to go with the set...

    I ordered four sets yesterday to go with the set I had for testing, to cover some more of my backpacks... but one coworker friend has already claimed one of the inbound sets...
    I think this will be...
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    Welcome to the Forums @scurt1s!

    Welcome to the Forums @scurt1s!
  4. I downsized apartments recently partly to force...

    I downsized apartments recently partly to force myself to go through unnecessary stuff I'd accumulated...
    Because I think this XKCD is all to often true.... so I made sure the new apartment was...
  5. Thread: 2019 wish list

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    Sticky: Sooo, maybe now's a good time to start asking for...

    Sooo, maybe now's a good time to start asking for a new colour of aether...? (I know, I know, we're spoiled with choices but never satisfied)

    Like a version of Dawn or a green...?

    :)
  6. Thread: 2019 wish list

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    Sticky: Thanks for asking @Moriond. I don't think they...

    Thanks for asking @Moriond.
    I don't think they were made in Violet either...I wanted one too @Cristina - I like color coding my stuff and I use all three colours right now.
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    I may have lost track with your earlier...

    I may have lost track with your earlier responses, but if you don't need most of the extra features (along with weight & cost) of the Synic's vs the Synapses, but you want more space than the S19 -...
  8. This is what I try to do... anytime I trade or...

    This is what I try to do... anytime I trade or sell a bag, I try to remember to include everything that came with it (which means digging the straps out of storage) and try to remember to offer up...
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    Sticky: I recently downsized to a one bedroom...

    I recently downsized to a one bedroom apartment... I use moving as a time to purge stuff and also to rethink/rearrange things
    This move resulted in several of my Travel Trays providing organization...
  10. I went to Yellowstone as part of a xcountry...

    I went to Yellowstone as part of a xcountry driving trip, so it was a bit different in that I had a car to carry stuff. I stayed with friends, in motels, and also camped along the way. The weather...
  11. Layers, lots of layers. This time of year will...

    Layers, lots of layers. This time of year will be rainy (maybe snowy) and sunny/warm, sometimes all in one day.
    Merino wool & performance synthetics are a good choice. Try to avoid cotton as it...
  12. You'd have even more room if you have a trip...

    You'd have even more room if you have a trip where laundry is available/possible (either machines or sink wash).

    The Co-Pilot is nice for the second bag because (as you know) it zips shut.
    ...
  13. That's great! We'd love to see photos of it with...

    That's great! We'd love to see photos of it with EDC and clothes all laid out sometime, if/when you have the time.

    :)
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    Yes, that's right. If you google around, there...

    Yes, that's right.

    If you google around, there are a bunch of different reviews showing some different pictures and there are some old threads exploring alternate uses for the Lead's Pocket...
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    Check out the product description for the actual...

    Check out the product description for the actual Guide's Pack - there's more info there.

    Basically, the Lead's Pocket is an 'amped-up' version of the Side Pocket... it has a bit more built in...
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    It's a lovely bag! I have the new Black (dark...

    It's a lovely bag!
    I have the new Black (dark grid) Smart Alec, but have my eyes peeled for one of those original Nordic ones... there was one on eBay recently but it was bid up very high.
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    @xyppy and others mentioned the foldability of...

    @xyppy and others mentioned the foldability of the Shop Bags... we didn't specifically mention it in this thread, so in case you didn't read it somewhere else - the Truck has a stiffened bottom that...
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    Welcome to the Forums @jmn! It's great that...

    Welcome to the Forums @jmn!

    It's great that the Synapse 25 seems to be the ideal bag for you. Be sure to take some photos whilst you're gone and post them here on the 'where did your TB bag go...
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    Hard to tell from your photos on my laptop, but...

    Hard to tell from your photos on my laptop, but if that is a dark/deep blue, it should be the original Nordic with white grid lines. The current Nordic has dark grey grid lines and is a bit...
  20. I've chosen to not spend the money or space on...

    I've chosen to not spend the money or space on noise cancelling and just wear ear plugs instead. I always have some with me and use them on noisy trains too.
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    Ha! I had a horrible time with gate keepers...

    Ha!
    I had a horrible time with gate keepers originally! Finally sat and stared at one and took a deep breath and asked myself how they could open easier because there was no way TB would inflict...
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    That's basically how I do it too... the keeper is...

    That's basically how I do it too... the keeper is elastic and under tension, so you have to add some 'slack' to the system to allow it to easily clear the end of the hook.
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    Welcome to the Forums @Carlosvista! Hope you are...

    Welcome to the Forums @Carlosvista! Hope you are enjoying your 525d Cafe Bag - what colour did you get??
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    I happen to prefer the disco'd open top shop bags...

    I happen to prefer the disco'd open top shop bags for groceries because it's easier for tall things to stick out and I own a lot of them - but as @bchaplin mentioned, you can just leave the new ones...
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    Give the SN30 a shot to see how you feel, but...

    Give the SN30 a shot to see how you feel, but with a 17" torso, it is a good 3" longer than that so you may find it annoying.
    I find the A30 and SA both more comfortable than the SN30 because of the...
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